BOSTON (CBS) – Maine police arrested a Boston man who was allegedly caught driving with a trunk full of marijuana.

Police in Auburn, Maine, arrested Oleg Spektorov, 29, of Boston, on Saturday at about 8:45 p.m. after officers said he was driving with tail lights that were not working.

Oleg Spektoro, 29. (Image Credit: Auburn Police Department)

Oleg Spektoro, 29. (Image Credit: Auburn Police Department)

Officers also said they detected the “overwhelming odor of marijuana” coming from the car.

After searching Spektorov’s car, police found 41.6 pounds of marijuana inside. Police seized a small amount of hashish oil and items used to manufacture it.

Spektorov told officers that he is a medical marijuana caregiver, police said.

Police confiscated a large amount of marijuana after a Maine traffic stop. (Image Credit: Auburn Police Department)

Police confiscated a large amount of marijuana after a Maine traffic stop. (Image Credit: Auburn Police Department)

Spektorov was arrested and charged with aggravatged trafficking in scheduled drugs, a Class B felony. He was also charged with misdemeanor unlawful possession of a Schedule X drug.

The Boston resident was released on $25,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to appear in court on December 30.

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